Protege member Rick Hoffman is on track to become the second Team AD member to complete the Accreditation program! Rick owns and operates Rick Hoffman Performance Horses in Anza, California and specializes in reined cow horses. It's been great having Rick be a part of our program, and we wish him the best in all his equine endeavours. Get to know Rick a bit better in our latest Protege Profile!
Name: Rick Hoffman
Business Information: Rick Hoffman Performance Horses-Anza, CA http://www.equineperformance.org/
Family: Sons Ryan (29) and Dustin (19), Girlfriend Sheryl
Personal History and Background with Horses- I have been riding for 10 years, including working a summer for Al in 2008. I train and show reined cow horses.
Horses Used in the Program- 3 and 4 year old Quarter Horses
How did you learn about Team AD International? From Al
Why did you choose to participate in the Accreditation Program? Because I believe Al is the best.
What were your main goals? To become a better trainer and to give my business better credibility.
What was your favorite part of the process? The endless amount of information.
What was the most challenging? Riding with Al. Trying to do what you know you can do can be difficult when in a pressure situation. Riding with Al, especially after having worked for him, I wanted to do well not only for myself and my horses, but for him.
Would you recommend this program to someone else? Yes, especially to trainers with an open mind!
What are some of you favorites...books, movies, etc? The movie Buck and John Wayne films.